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and sludge into the ocean off u.s. shores. unless you worked aboard a ship you probably don't have any idea what any of this is or what it does. these are cell phone pictures taken by a crewman aboard the merchant vessel arhona. it shows how a 103-foot hose was bypassed a storage system to dump 6, 000 gallons of oil into the ocean. >> if you think about what is going on here you've got a ship out in the middle of the ocean at night turning a valve that releases this pollution overboard. it's extraordinarily difficult to detect. >> reporter: it got detected because of this note. a filipino crewman slipped this to a customs inspector after the ship docked in our area. the note says the crewman was ordered by the chief's engineer to dump the hose. the coast guard, epa and other federal agencies acted quickly and were able to seize the equipment used to bypass the normal waste oil system. >> the phlange would go in the hose here where you take your clamps, put the clamps over the hose, slide the phlange and tighten the clamps down to secure it. so nothing would leak. around the area. >> then it
of heavy rain on its way to us and so we're going to keep the flood threat going into the evening. 70s, rain still a flood watch through tomorrow morning. and again some of these downpours as they move in out of the south may be pretty heavy. much more on this and a look ahead towards next weekend, coming up. >>> long before the flood warnings and watches came into effect western high school in north baltimore was forced to close because of flooding in the school. workers arrived and found a few rooms damaged from the overnight rains. the damage was minor and they expect to have everything all cleaned up so school can resume tomorrow morning. >>> the other big story, the latest on the building collapse in west baltimore we told you about at 5:00. city rescue crews are still at the scene of druid hill avenue and laurens streets. around 3:30 this afternoon crews got a call a two-story building collapsed. police received initial reports that a woman bystander was standing near the building when it came down. a thermal imaging reader was used to confirm it but so far nothing has been found
of that is even touching the ground. bigger picture, more rain offshore. that is headed away from us but we think another storm developing through the day tomorrow will come up out of the south and bring us rain tomorrow night into thursday. most of the day tomorrow, sunny and much cooler, up to the low 70s but tomorrow night again the the chance of rain comes back, we'll break down the next storm straight ahead. >>> the gang leader accused of ordering a teenager's murder because he was gay will spend the rest of his life behind bars. timothy rawlings was convicted in may for his lead role in murdering steven parrish because gang members believed he was gay. today the judge sentenced rawlings to two life sentences with a maximum of 20 years for the hate crime. rawlings is not eligible for parole. parrish's mother wanted the death penalty but says she was satisfied with today's sentencing. >> justice for him was my concern because he can't speak for himself. he's gone. and i have to make sure that they were held accountable. >> reporter: although the hate crime is by far the lesser charge in this
struck and killed by a care in belair over the weekend. abc 2 news jeff hager has the story for us about the service ntremont joey ntremont. >> reporter: with some of his football teammates serving a pall bearers, the team led the hearse and hundreds of friends, family members and fellow students from the mount christian church in japa up the hill to his final resting place. impressing in live, joey ntremont joey dntremont's funeral was nothing else. and friends like sam that simmons know why. >> he just loved his family and he's just a family person. he was a friend to everyone. even if you were friends with him or not, you can't help but love joey. >> reporter: it's a sent menlt echo -- sentiment echoed by his coach. >> some of the kids had second doubts about playing, he would encourage them to stick with it. >> reporter: during the funeral service a song joey composed himself brought tears to many. and joey's grandfather, florida minister sherman stevens tried to put his death into perspective. >> there are many things this this world worse than having a son in heaven. >> reporter: w
maryland becomes another state among dozens banning the use of hand held phones. every single driver in maryland must avoid calls or use a hands free headset. the new law in addition to a ban on texting while driving that took effect last years means a small boost. >> weather watch today. a hot, hot day by our second day of fall standards. we tied the old record at least. so far we know we hit 95 that was the old record from 1970. take a look. 97 frederick. d.c. pushing 100. over on the eastern shore not anything cooler. right now temperatures still feeling like the mid 9:s every but annapolis where there is bay breeze giving you a break. the entire east coast clear now. that's our cool front will begin to bring us relief into the day tomorrow. the rest of the evening hot and sticky. tropical 90s. and eventually into the weekend we're talking two different shots of cooler air that will make things feel different by sunday. details coming up. >> thanks a lot. >>> tomorrow the baltimore county police department and the drug enforcement administration will be collecting potentially dang
us join together to fight for the future of this city. >> big shake up in the city's top prosecutor's office setting aside any challenging of the vote patricia jessamy concedes the race for baltimore city state attorney. i'm christian schaffer. jest jessamy was facing more than 1300 vote deficit after 15 years as city state's attorney. she's ready to move forward. jeff hager has more on her decision. >> at this time i want to thank the citizens of baltimore city for giving me the opportunity to serve. it has been a labor of love. >> reporter: and with that baltimore city state's attorney patricia jessamy announced she had telephoned her opponent gregg bernstein and had conceded the race to retain her office of 15 years. the incumbent says she learned a long time ago to let life's turns make her better, not bitter. and she's now prepared to focus upon her future. >> i am definitely not going quietly into the night. i am a public servant by nature, and there is an initiative that i have been working on that i'm going to volunteer initially my time towards and it is that fifth sunda
could cause deadly health problems. >>> how a doctor is using his personal struggles to inspire others to get fit. >>> i'm meteorologist wyatt everhart. 76 cool degrees at bwi five degrees below average. 76 was your two degree guarantee. susan andrade you're a 2-degree weather winner talk about the rain system headed our way for the weekend coming up. i'm bob ehrlich. i'm not the kind of guy who likes to hang on the sidelines. today maryland is in trouble. we're worse off than we were four years ago. dangerous debt, higher taxes, not enough jobs. we need real leadership to turn this state around. fix the budget -- honestly. grow small businesses -- really. excellent schools -- everywhere. protect the bay -- finally. it's why i'm running. to make the state we love not just good but great. now let's get down to work. . >>> a health alert tonight concussion concerns involving student athletes. experts say more than 41% of those injured return to action too soon leading to cognitive physical and emotional problems past the initial injury. howard county health officials say they want pare
received early on was from a caller who prided us with really good informs and we have made an arrest today. >> reporter: otherwise known as the preppyburg la jeremy matthew hall of silver spring may soon be doning a prison jump suit and the person who called the police to identify him will receive a $500 reward. jeff hagar, abc 2 news. >>> howard county police called and said they turned up a wealth of other stolen goods primarily from montgomery county homes. it is expected he will face additional charges once investigators from that jurisdiction complete their work. >>> well a big day for millions of uninsured americans, today president obama's health queer for all goes into effect around the country. joe's see sterman is here to explain what this means for you. >> reporter: that's right kelly. phase 1 for the sweeping health care bill and brings big changes although not everyone will feel the impact starting today. it's been six months since president obama signed the health care act into law and today we see the bill move off the page into practice. the biggest practice
it cas coming from buckets. many of you have sent us pictures. scott humphrey sent australia picture. by the way that's not a reel dog, don't worry. he has sandbags by his car port ready just in case and check out this back yard swimming pool scott now has. hopefully the waters have started to come down just a little bit. as always, we thank you for sending in your photos, if you have pictures you can send them to us 24 hours a day at pix at wmar.com. let's get to lie net charles with your first forecast. lynette, how is it. >> still looking not so good. finally we had a bit of a lull but now starting to pick back up and have heavy rain bands, yellows and reds so we're going to be in it as we go through the overnight hours, then it's going to start to move out of here but in the meantime we're watching the water, the flooding situation, and all is the wind gusts, 40 plus miles per hour, tornado watch until 7:00 p.m., we have a flash flood warning until 6:15:00 p.m., and then the rainfall up to 4 to 10". i think along the coast the bay area we're going to definitely be seeing those 10
there. >> this is the judge's thing it came out of left q:hfield so speak at us. >> reporter: the judge tacked on five years of probation and 74 hours of community service, one hour for each year of the j÷ be served every other weekend where else, but at the victim's church. >> i think for the most part people here will have found it in their heart to forgive and deal with it. there will be itdmaybe a few wi have a hard time because that's the human nature. >> reporter: whether the sentence represents punishment or pen owns those closest to the victim úxsaid he would have approved of it. >> we're praying that it will be more for helping hands and maybe changing a young man's life. that's the :qíñmain thing chang a young man's life helping turn him around. and also help healing us. >> reporter: in clinton jeff hager abc 2 news. >>> i@pshortly after the cras fitzgibbons blood alcohol was .21%, that's more than double the legal limit. >>> a man who admitted to jand killing a 16-year- old bicyclist last year has been sentenced to 6 months in jail. aaron lore song str
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